The Traveling Trades Show
The Traveling Trades Show is a portable career fair emphasizing the professional trades in Michigan. It is meant to be taken to places where there is heavy foot traffic, like libraries, laundromats, or even movie theaters.
You can find the entire toolkit online here: http://bit.ly/TravelingTradeshow
Physical items will be hosted at the Mackinac Economic Alliance in St. Ignace. For more information please email Trish Sanders at sanderstrish(at)mackinaceconomicalliance.org
Rita Hockemeyer - Carson City-Crystal Schools
Jennifer Musser - Washtenaw Literacy
Trish Sanders - Mackinac Economic Alliance
Marisa Tear - Alcona Community Schools
Asmara Wheeler - Atlantic Impact
College Hacks 101
College Hacks 101 is a website intended to help new college students "survive" their time in college by providing various tips and tricks around budgeting and making money.
You can find the website here: www.collegehacks101.com/
You can contact Samantha Rudelich at smrudelich(at)gmail.com with any questions about the project.
Ashley McCloud - University of Michigan-Flint
Assiatou Jallow - Alternatives for Girls
Samantha Rudelich - Downtown Boxing Gym
Treandra Thomas - Capital Area College Access Network
Non-Native Speaker Employment Retention Strategies
The Employment Retention Strategies resource guide is a framework of developing employee-led diversity and inclusivity for non-native English speakers. It is meant to be used by small to midsize organizations that are interested in improving or codifying their organizational culture.
You can download the guide below:
You can contact Meridith Murley at mmurley(at)mnaonline.org with any questions about the project.
Kurtis Edwards - Washtenaw Literacy
Rini Parekh - Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
Meridith Murley - Alcona Community Schools
Promoting Post-Secondary Pathways
Promoting Post-Secondary Pathways is a resource guide for adults who work with youth to get them excited about alternative pathways post-high school beyond the traditional college degree.
You can find the resource guide and supplemental materials below:
You can contact June Urdy at jurdy(at)gssem.org with any questions about the project.
Rachel D'Alio - Capital Area College Access Network
Maddie Poindexter - Davenport University
June Urdy - Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan
After School Explorers
After School Explorers is a six week after-school curriculum for middle school students to introduce them to different career pathways as well as topics like professionalism.
You can find the curriculum here: http://bit.ly/VISTASixWeekProgram
Melissa Gonzalez - Urban Neighborhood Initiatives
Javier Jimenez - Communities in Schools of Michigan
Marc Tyler - Southeast Michigan Community Alliance
Breaking Barriers: Tackling the Workplace after Trauma
Breaking Barriers: Tackling the Workplace after Trauma is a workshop and career fair for people who have experienced trauma to help with self-advocacy and trauma-informed care in the workplace.
You can find the workshop documents and guide at the following link: https://bit.ly/2MglSYL
You can contact Amtheyst Floyd at amtheyst(at)friendsindeedmi.org with any questions about the project.
Alexis Farrell - Co.act Detroit
Amtheyst Floyd - Friends In Deed
Suzanne Melin - Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids